2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S32.042

Unstable burst fracture of fourth lumbar vertebra

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • S32.042 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM S32.042 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of S32.042 - other international versions of ICD-10 S32.042 may differ.
The following code(s) above S32.042 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to S32.042:
  • S00-T88
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    Note
    • Use secondary code(s) from Chapter 20, External causes of morbidity, to indicate cause of injury. Codes within the T section that include the external cause do not require an additional external cause code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any retained foreign body, if applicable (Z18.-)
    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
  • S30-S39
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S30-S39

    Injuries to the abdomen, lower back, lumbar spine, pelvis and external genitals

    Includes
    • injuries to the abdominal wall
    • injuries to the anus
    • injuries to the buttock
    • injuries to the external genitalia
    • injuries to the flank
    • injuries to the groin
    Type 2 Excludes
    • burns and corrosions (T20-T32)
    • effects of foreign body in anus and rectum (T18.5)
    • effects of foreign body in genitourinary tract (T19.-)
    • effects of foreign body in stomach, small intestine and colon (T18.2-T18.4)
    • frostbite (T33-T34)
    • insect bite or sting, venomous (T63.4)
    Injuries to the abdomen, lower back, lumbar spine, pelvis and external genitals
  • S32
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S32

    Fracture of lumbar spine and pelvis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code First
    • any associated spinal cord and spinal nerve injury (S34.-)
    Includes
    • fracture of lumbosacral neural arch
    • fracture of lumbosacral spinous process
    • fracture of lumbosacral transverse process
    • fracture of lumbosacral vertebra
    • fracture of lumbosacral vertebral arch
    Note
    • A fracture not indicated as displaced or nondisplaced should be coded to displaced
    • A fracture not indicated as opened or closed should be coded to closed
    Type 1 Excludes
    • transection of abdomen (S38.3)
    Type 2 Excludes
    Fracture of lumbar spine and pelvis
  • S32.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S32.0

    Fracture of lumbar vertebra

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Fracture of lumbar spine NOS
    Fracture of lumbar vertebra
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to S32.042:
  • Fracture, traumatic (abduction) (adduction) (separation) T14.8
    - see also Fracture, pathological
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T14.8

    Other injury of unspecified body region

      2016 2017 2018 - Converted to Parent Code 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Abrasion NOS
    • Contusion NOS
    • Crush injury NOS
    • Fracture NOS
    • Skin injury NOS
    • Vascular injury NOS
    • Wound NOS
    • vertebra, vertebral (arch) (body) (column) (neural arch) (pedicle) (spinous process) (transverse process)
      • lumbar S32.009
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S32.009

        Unspecified fracture of unspecified lumbar vertebra

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        • fourth S32.049
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S32.049

          Unspecified fracture of fourth lumbar vertebra

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
          • burst (stable) S32.041
            ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S32.041

            Stable burst fracture of fourth lumbar vertebra

              2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
            • unstable S32.042

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To S32.042
S32.040G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S32.040K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S32.040S …… sequela
S32.041 Stable burst fracture of fourth lumbar vertebra
S32.041A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S32.041B …… initial encounter for open fracture
S32.041D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S32.041G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S32.041K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S32.041S …… sequela
S32.042 Unstable burst fracture of fourth lumbar vertebra
S32.042A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S32.042B …… initial encounter for open fracture
S32.042D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing
S32.042G …… subsequent encounter for fracture with delayed healing
S32.042K …… subsequent encounter for fracture with nonunion
S32.042S …… sequela
S32.048 Other fracture of fourth lumbar vertebra
S32.048A …… initial encounter for closed fracture
S32.048B …… initial encounter for open fracture
S32.048D …… subsequent encounter for fracture with routine healing

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